Alienware Aurora R7

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (24th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 76 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
ProcessorWith an outstanding single core score, this CPU is the cat's whiskers: It demolishes everyday tasks such as web browsing, office apps and audio/video playback. Additionally this processor can handle moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 86.7%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics19.1% is a below average 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Memory16GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's more than sufficient for nearly all games. 16GB also allows for very large file and system caches, software development and batch photo editing/processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Sub-optimal background CPU (18%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
SystemAlienware Aurora R7  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware 0VDT73
Memory7.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display1600 x 900 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190604
Uptime5.5 Days
Run DateJul 01 '20 at 06:27
Run Duration111 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 18%

 PC Performing below expectations (24th percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-8700-$300
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 4.25 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (23rd percentile)
86.7% Excellent
Memory 92.2
1-Core 129
2-Core 251
91% 158 Pts
4-Core 437
8-Core 768
76% 602 Pts
64-Core 960
64% 960 Pts
Poor: 79%
This bench: 86.7%
Great: 97%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$520
Dell(1028 3366) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 446.14
Relative performance (0th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
19.1% Very poor
Lighting 363
Reflection 341
Parallax 392
95% 365 fps
MRender 225
Gravity 0.2
Splatting 231
16% 152 fps
Poor: 78%
This bench: 19.1%
Great: 116%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel Optane+1.8TBHDD
282GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 16.8
SusWrite @10s intervals: 145 41 62 45 1.6 102 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 51% Great: 111%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 8ATF1G64AZ-2G6E1 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2666 MHz
Performing below expectations (26th percentile)
76% Very good
MC Read 30.5
MC Write 28.2
MC Mixed 22.3
77% 27 GB/s
SC Read 15.9
SC Write 25.5
SC Mixed 24.5
63% 22 GB/s
Latency 63.8
63% 63.8 ns
Poor: 65%
This bench: 76%
Great: 87%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds.

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Gaming
Gaming 97%
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Desktop
Desktop 92%
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Workstation
Workstation 81%
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System: Alienware Aurora R7

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 61% - Good Total price: $861
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